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Address: 1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone Number: 904-630-2489
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Beautiful quiet spot

Nice spot on the river with striking view of the St Johns River and downtown Jax. Picnic tables and grass areas all around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
9 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Nice spot on the river with striking view of the St Johns River and downtown Jax. Picnic tables and grass areas all around.

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Holyoke, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I wanted to see downtown Jacksonville. The only issue here is parking... good luck is all I have to say about that. It is fun to visit this fountain and see the sites.

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Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Jacksonville's government doesn't smack of corruption but it wasn't always that way. Back in the middle of the last century, there was a rash of major building projects, all of which offered a chance for kickbacks, and Friendship Fountain was one of those. It's a grandiose thing on the city's Southbank with an orchestrated spouting system and colors that would... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I'm a photographer by trade, and this is where I get fantastic shots of both the city and river. There's always something going on and a great addition to the Jax area.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a photographer, many of my clients want to be photographed at friendship fountain. Many suitors have proposed there, couples take wedding photos there and it overlooks the St. John's river. Not much for smaller children to do, but a nice place to stop off and enjoy the view.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful fountain. Bring your camera. the fountain and the backdrop of downtown Jacksonville are a photographers dream.Good restaurants and easy parking nearby.

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Fort Lauderdale
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Pretty fountain and a pretty view on the river. Kids liked watching the fountain. There is a brewery nearby for drinks.

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St. Joseph, MI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Pleasant park, but the access into and out of the park was awkward. Also, there was no access to any kind of a river-walk beyond the small area within the park We wanted to take the ferry across, but they did not appear before we left at 11:30. (Sign said they started at 11 AM which is when we arrived.)... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, Usa
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126 reviews 126 reviews
31 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Visiting the Friendship Fountain should be on the list of things to do in Jacksonville. It's beautifully located on the St. Johns River, across from the Jacksonville Landing with a view both east and west that is absolutely stunning when the sun is either coming up or going down. It also has a perfect view of the Main Street Bridge... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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168 reviews 168 reviews
61 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Amazing sparkling fountain surrounded by several bridges, the MOSH museum, the river, and the Jax skyline. Ideal for a romantic moment, photo shoot, daytime friends outing, family trip or solo outing.

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